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by burger2227
Sat May 02, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 18
Views: 54627

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

I upgraded 2 XP computers to Windows 7 then tried to go to 10, but one would not pass the testing procedure that Microsoft had set up originally. The laptop is still updating but it is getting slower and more unstable as it goes. I gather you got Windows 10 free still. You can read about my travails...
by burger2227
Fri May 01, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Panda BLAST!
Replies: 23
Views: 18617

Re: Panda BLAST!

High refresh rates are noticeable only in dynamic scenes; in slow or static scenes you rarely will see any difference beyond 30 FPS.
Frame rates below 30 FPS will flicker like old 8mm movies did.
by burger2227
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

Laptop went black screen so tried to remove other recent update on list: https://i.postimg.cc/FF805sGf/screenshot-188.png Uninstall failed early in process with note that portions were not removed Best thing is that I don't get ANY Notifications or ads! Microsoft has highest number of vulnerabiliti...
by burger2227
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

Many reported problems with this month’s Win10 Cumulative Update, but few patterns I continue to recommend that you not install this month’s patches. While it’s impossible to say whether this month’s patching bugs are worse than preceding months’ – only Microsoft knows the extent of damage, and it ...
by burger2227
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft Unveils New Windows 10 Automatic Driver Update Plan Microsoft has unveiled a new plan for the delivery of automatic driver updates that they hope will reduce the number of reliability issues users experience in Windows 10. To resolve these types of issues, this month Microsoft will use a ...
by burger2227
Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

Details about new SMB wormable bug leak in Microsoft Patch Tuesday snafu Although today's leak alerted some bad actors about a major bug's presence in SMBv3 , exploitation attempts aren't expected to start anytime soon. Furthermore, there are also other positives. For example, this new "wormable SM...
by burger2227
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Android security warning: One billion devices no longer getting updates
Replies: 0
Views: 34479

Android security warning: One billion devices no longer getting updates

Android security warning: One billion devices no longer getting updates Android 10 (which lacks a confectionery themed code name) is the most recent version , and while it and its predecessors Android 9 (Pie) and 8 (Oreo) are still in getting security updates, using anything below Android 8 "will c...
by burger2227
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

Surprise, Surprise: Windows 10 KB4535996 Update Is Causing Serious Issues For Users Multiple users have posted to the Microsoft Answer Forum and the Feedback Hub reporting issues with the update. Some are reporting they are unable to install the KB4535996 update completely ; the installation fails ...
by burger2227
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

File explorer improvements in next Windows 10 major update Microsoft has worked to improve the File explorer experience in the next Windows 10 major update version 2004. File explorer search is now powered by Windows Search . Here is how the search experience has been improved in version 2004. Wind...
by burger2227
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 could get a new Start menu as Microsoft kills off one of its most useless features There is speculation that Windows 10’s new-look Start menu will ditch Live Tiles for static icons, and will look similar to the Start menu in Windows 10X, the upcoming version of Windows that Microsoft is ...
by burger2227
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 KB4532693 Update Bug Hides User Data, Loads Wrong Profile Reports are coming in that the Windows 10 KB4532693 cumulative update is loading an incorrect user profile and causing the user's desktop and Start Menu to be reset to default. On February 11th, Microsoft released the Windows 10 v...
by burger2227
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 18
Views: 54627

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Windows 7 bug prevents users from shutting down or rebooting computers Windows 7 users have been reporting that they are receiving a popup message that reads "You don't have permission to shut down this computer" every time they attempt to shut down or reboot their systems. The cause of the bug rem...
by burger2227
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 Search Is Broken and Shows Blank Results, How to Fix Starting today, Windows 10 users all over the world have discovered that when they attempt to use Windows Search from the Start Menu to search for a file or application, the results just come up blank. BING! My laptop has been running ...
by burger2227
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 18
Views: 54627

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Windows 7 is getting a new update – to fix black wallpaper bug "After installing KB4534310 , your desktop wallpaper might display as black when set to Stretch ," said Microsoft. It's also promised to provide a fix in an update that will be made available to everyone running Windows 7 and Windows Se...
by burger2227
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 58
Views: 111930

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Microsoft will fix currently exploited vulnerability affecting IE9,10 and 11 At 7.44% Internet Explorer still has more market share than Edge and only slightly less than Firefox. It is therefore good news that Microsoft is set to fix a flaw in the browser which could result in Remote Code Execution...
by burger2227
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

Goodbye Microsoft Edge, welcome Microsoft (Chromium) Edge As of Wednesday, January 15 , Microsoft will begin pushing its new, Chromium-based version of the Edge browser to Windows 10 Home and Pro users. We covered the beta version of Chromium-based Edge in November. The beta was still pretty raw th...
by burger2227
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 18
Views: 54627

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Quickly Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 for Free With This PowerShell Script If you, or someone you know, has been clinging to Windows 7 until the bitter end , you should know that your operating system won’t receive any more security updates past January 15. Now is as good a time as any to finally...
by burger2227
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 18
Views: 54627

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Microsoft Patch Alert: December patches hang Win7 Pro endpoints and force Server 2012 reboots “In our investigation we confirmed the problem having to do with KB4530734 (December Monthly Rollup for Windows 7 Service Pack 1). More specifically, we believe it had something to do with KB4531786 (Servi...
by burger2227
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 18
Views: 54627

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 For Free, Here's How Microsoft doesn’t talk about that Windows 10 free upgrade offer anymore, but devices with legitimate Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 licenses could be upgraded to Windows 10 for free using the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool. To get Windows 10, you’l...
by burger2227
Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 182
Views: 268235

Re: Windows 10 news

This free Windows 10 upgrade offer still works. Here's why -- and how to get it In January 2017, I wrote a post titled " Here's how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade. " It has become the single most popular post I've ever published at ZDNet, and it still gets hundreds of thousands of page...